Level 4

HNC Art & Design


35 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2020


Adult 19+
Higher Education


Art & design

Are you fascinated by art and design? Would you love to pursue a career in the creative industries?

This course will give you the foundation to do just that.

You'll get to produce work in a number of different specialisms, go on national and international trips, and work on 'live' project briefs!

The units you'll cover include:

  • Visual Communication
  • Ideas Generation & Development
  • Contextual & Cultural Referencing
  • Professional Practice
  • Photographic Techniques
  • Fine Art Painting
  • Fine Art Printmaking
  • Digital Media

There are no exams on this course - you'll be assessed solely on your project work.

To study on the course you'll need a GCSE in English Language at grade 4 (C) or above.

You can also apply if you've completed an Access to HE course in Art & Design or a
related subject.

You'll be invited to an interview before joining the course - so bring along your portfolio!

You'll have opportunities to answer real 'live' project briefs within specialist areas of art and design as part of the course.

Successfully complete this course and move onto the HND in Art & Design.

Your progress through education could take you towards a career as a:

  • Youth Arts Worker
  • Practising Artist
  • Community Arts Worker
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Fine Art Photographer
Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.